Gales of ‘up to 90mph’ could hit Lancashire, Met Office says

Storms in Morecambe.
Storms in Morecambe.
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Drivers are being urged to take care with winds of up to 90mph possible in Lancashire on Christmas Eve.

The Met Office has issued a yellow level weather alert for the county, which is in place until midnight.

Widespread gales of between 65 and 75 mph are likely but could also reach between 80-90mph, according to forecasters.

Some areas could also see frequent wintry showers.

Christmas Day is predicted to be drier and calmer.